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How Losing Weight Can Help Your Knee Pain

Approximately twenty percent of all adults in the United States suffer from knee pain, and more than two out of three Americans are overweight. One of the most common complications of being overweight is knee [...]

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

National Arthritis Awareness Month in May is meant to raise awareness about this condition. In fact, arthritis is the number one cause of disability in the U.S., affecting one in five adults and over a [...]

Dr. Ashish Sahai, International Guest Speaker at the 17th Brazilian Congress of Spinal Surgery

Spine & Orthopedic Center is pleased to announce that our orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Ashish K. Sahai, was a guest international speaker at the 17th Brazilian Congress of Spinal Surgery held in Sao Paolo on Friday, [...]

Identifying Potential Spine Problems by Area

Anyone can experience back pain from a dull ache to a sudden sharp pain, and back pain can slowly grow worse or onset rapidly. It is more common with aging, poor physical fitness, and with [...]

When Rain Causes Pain

April is a month that's traditionally recognized for its spring showers. Although nearly everyone enjoys May flowers, nobody enjoys the joint pain that many people experience during cool, rainy weather. In fact, a recent survey [...]

Reducing Chronic Inflammation for Better Orthopedic Health

Inflammation plays a role in the body’s natural healing process and serves to help localize and remove the problem. It allows damaged cells and tissues to be cleared away and replaced by healthy cells at [...]

When Osteoarthritis and Bone Spurs Cause Back and Neck Pain

Spinal osteoarthritis is a very common condition of aging, and is especially prevalent in those over 60 years of age. As joint cartilage begins to break down, the spinal vertebrae may begin to rub against [...]

4 Ways to Identify a Possible ACL Knee Injury

A sprain or tear to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most common knee injuries, with approximately 400,000 people a year suffering from it. Athletes are especially at risk, and women have [...]

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5 Common Reasons for Hip Pain

Hip pain reportedly affects about 7% of adults in the U.S, although elderly patients are more likely to suffer from hip pain, yet less likely to report it. Those who complain of pain may actually [...]

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The 4 Simple Steps for Treating Ankle Sprains and Pains

Ankle sprains can happen at any time, but frequently occur when participating in sports. In fact, ankle sprains, which are ligament injuries, are the most common sports injury. Tearing of the ligaments on the outside [...]

Q&A by Elizabeth

Visit our Questions & Answers by Elizabeth Stoklosa, PA who answers all questions from patients and readers. Visit our Ask Elizabeth section here.

What are NSAIDs and how do they work?

January 27th, 2017|1 Comment

NSAID's are pain relievers such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, sodium, meloxicam and diclofenac. Most are non-prescriptive and [...]

Do epidural steroid injections just mask the pain of a herniated disc?

September 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The gel-like material within a disk called the nucleus pulposus can bulge or rupture through a weak [...]

What is myofascial pain syndrome and trigger points?

August 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder. In myofascial pain syndrome, when pressure is applied to [...]

How Losing Weight Can Help Your Knee Pain

May 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Approximately twenty percent of all adults in the United States suffer from knee pain, and more than [...]

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

May 10th, 2017|0 Comments

National Arthritis Awareness Month in May is meant to raise awareness about this condition. In fact, arthritis [...]

Dr. Ashish Sahai, International Guest Speaker at the 17th Brazilian Congress of Spinal Surgery

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Spine & Orthopedic Center is pleased to announce that our orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Ashish K. Sahai, was [...]

Identifying Potential Spine Problems by Area

April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Anyone can experience back pain from a dull ache to a sudden sharp pain, and back pain [...]